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WHO hails new DRC aid in fight against Ebola

28 July 2019, 7:23 AM

The head of the WHO on Saturday said a shortage in funding to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo was finally being filled.

Saudi Arabia bans travellers from Congo before haj over Ebola fears

27 July 2019, 6:41 AM

Saudi Arabia has banned entry to travellers coming from Democratic Republic of Congo over fears Ebola could spread during next month’s haj pilgrimage.

Ebola patients in hospital

AU calls for international actions to address Ebola outbreak in DRC

20 July 2019, 7:43 AM

The African Union (AU) on Friday called for immediate international actions to deal with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has lingered for almost one year with a high number of casualties.

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda: WHO

18 July 2019, 3:20 PM

A fishmonger who died this week of Ebola may have carried the virus from the Democratic Republic of Congo into Rwanda as well as Uganda, the World Health Organisation said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected.

Goma, which has a population of around one million, is the capital of North Kivu province, the epicentre of what is now the second deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak on record.

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

18 July 2019, 9:17 AM

Despite a highly effective vaccine and a swift international response after it was declared 11 months ago, the Ebola outbreak has proved tenacious.

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